Friday Favorites: The 5 Ps

Happy happy Friday! Today my favorites all have one thing in common – they all coincidentally start with the letter P which is PERFECT since this is a PARTY blog πŸ˜‰

First up is the awesome POOL at Sunriver. Cocktails, a waterslide, a large hot tub, and lots of chairs for lounging – what more could you need?! It was a great spot and we went almost every day during our trip.

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Summer Spicy Peach and Corn Salad

Each year during our week in Sunriver, a different family takes over dinner each night. For our dinner, we chose to do carnitas as our main dish so we found a peach and corn salad to accompany it. It was delicious so I wanted to share it here so you could enjoy it too!

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We were inspired by this original recipe, and made some modifications to make it our own. Here’s what we used to make four servings… Continue reading

Julie Travels: Sunriver 2018

Hi friends! I am back from a week away in Sunriver, Oregon. Chelsea’s family has been going to Sunriver for over 20 years, and I have had the pleasure of joining them for the last five trips. It is such a fun vacation spot, and something I look forward to each year.

Last year, I blogged about all the awesome things to do in Sunriver.

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You can read that here.

Today, I’m going to share the specifics of what we did this year, which was a mix of old and new, so let’s dive in! Continue reading

Ice Cream Social

Today I’m sharing the cutest set of ice cream partywares that are perfect for summer! I found these items at my local Fred Meyer (for my non-Pacific Northwest friends, that’s a chain store kind of like a Super Target) by a company called Cakewalk. I was so excited when I discovered that Cakewalk is a local company that’s just getting started. Check them out here. So fun right?!

When I came across this set of ice cream party supplies I knew I just had to have them! I styled them up for a fun little ice cream social, and I just love how bright and festive the whole set is!

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Friday Favorites: Summer Fun!

Hi there and happy Friday! I love a Friday that feels like a Tuesday after a mid-week holiday, don’t you?!! My favorites this week are a little random, thanks to the mid-week day off, and they’re all about summer fun!

First up was reminiscing on the blog about the Donuts, Pancakes, and Pajamas party we threw for Chelsea’s nieces a couple weeks ago. We had the BEST time!

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Read all about it here.

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Donuts, Pancakes, and Pajamas Party

A couple weeks ago, Chelsea and I hosted her nieces (the cutest triplets you ever did see!) for a birthday slumber party. I love giving experiences as gifts, and the girls LOVE slumber parties at our house, so this seemed like the perfect opportunity to invite them over to celebrate their birthday.

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In all honesty, we really didn’t need a theme – they would’ve had fun just coming over to be with Penny (she’s the star of the show when they visit), but nevertheless, I wanted to make this slumber party extra special since they are turning nine.Β  Continue reading